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A monograph of the Hirundinidae or family of swallows

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A monograph of the Hirundinidae or family of swallows


Published 1885
Topics Swallows
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Issued in 20 parts (including some double or treble numbers) between Sept. 1885 and Oct. 1894

"The letterpress for each species is paged separately and the plates are unnumbered, but the tables of contents for the two volumes give a running number to pages and plates, continuous through both volumes." --Zimmer

Plates illustrated by C.W. Wyatt and printed by Mintern Bros

Hand-colored ill

Includes index

"Literature" : v. 1, p. [xxxi]-lxvii

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.

BM (Nat. hist.)

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SCNHRB copy (39088009549841, 39088009549932) has the text bound in v. 1 and the plates bound in v. 2

SCNHRB copy has the prospectus for this work (cataloged separately) bound in at the front of v. 1

SCNHRB copy imperfect: plate 32 (2nd "map of the genera Cotile and Tachycineta") wanting

SCNHRB copy has some ms. annotations in pencil in an unknown hand

SCNHRB copy has embossed stamp on wrappers: Smithsonian Institution National Museum; accession no. 156179

SCNHRB copy has the publisher's printed orange stiff-paper wrappers bound in at the end of v. 1

SCNHRB copy has black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and marbled edges


Volume v.2 [plates] (1885-1894)
Publisher London : Henry Sotheran & Co.
Year 1885
Pages 520
Language English
Call number 39088009549932
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Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
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